Vini's farm is a private and exclusive island cottage in the backwaters of Kollam, of Kerala State. The property is situated in
Vini's farm is a private and exclusive island cottage in the backwaters of Kollam, of Kerala State. The property is situated in MundroeIsland. This island is named after Colonel Munroe, the British Resident of erstwhile Travancore State. He is credited with having integrated several backwater regions by digging canals. There are no inhabitants in the island other than Brahminy Kites, Pond herons, Kingfishers, Owls and crabs.
The island is a coconut plantation. Other than Coconut trees, there is a vegetable and fruit farm. There are two wood cottages in the island. The cottages are well maintained and spacious, the facilities are front desk, housekeeping and doctor on call service in case of any medical emergency.
The rooms are well maintained and comes with amenities like air condition, cozy and restful beds, clean linen, table, chairs and attached bathrooms with hot/cold water and essential toiletries. The kitchen is spacious and open to guests at any time. The veranda of this house also commands a good view to the backwaters and serves as a choice of dining place. The cook is expertise in preparing all Kerala dishes. The guests can also learn some traditional Kerala cuisine from chef.
Holiday makers can also do some adventurous activities like river rafting, fishing, farm and village visit, bird watching and star gazing at night. Don't forget to visit nearby places such as Kollam Police Museum, Thenmala-Punalur town, Thangasseri Beach, Ashramam Picnic Village, Thirumullavaram beach, Matha Amrithanandamayi Ashram and many more.
The Island is about 25 kms from Kollam town. Road travel is the usual way to travel, although visitors can take a ferry boat to get to the island. Trivandrum International Airport is about 84 km. There is also a train station at an accessible distance called Mundrothruthubut only very few trains stops.
Vini's farm is famous for its idyllic backwater and adventure activities and renowned coastal cuisine!